Browse Sites (18 total)

Among the most sacred Native American places in Minnesota are the Pipestone quarries in the southwestern corner of the state. The quarries are a distinct geologic feature of southwestern Minnesota. Out of the prairies in that part of the state rise pink quartzite bluffs, beneath which run seams…

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Refugees and Immigrants in Minnesota

An exhibit about the refugee experience in Minnesota across faiths.

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Religious Diversity in Minnesota Initiative

This project began at Carleton College in Northfield, MN in the winter of 2011. Since then, students and faculty have been working to curate some of the rich history, stories and voices that make up Minnesota's diverse religious communities. What is found here can only provide a small window into…

The Sikh Gurdwara
The Sikh Society of Minnesota emerged about thirty years ago. It began as a group of between five and ten families who gathered in homes to worship together. They gathered in homes where a Guru Granth Sahib was installed, or else brought it to a home for worship. Eventually, as the local Sikh…

The St. Louis Park Eruv (Jewish Neighborhood)

St. Louis Park, an inner-ring suburb which borders the west side of Minneapolis, has a disproportionately large population of observant Jews, and close-knit Orthodox and Conservative communities are based there. Several of the city’s congregations, such as the Orthodox Kenesseth Israel and the…

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Watt Munisotaram

Watt Munisotaram is a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Hampton, Minnesota, about thirty minutes south of the Twin Cities and just a few miles from Farmington. The community, the Minnesota Cambodian Buddhist Society, has been established for twenty five years, but it was not until 2007 that they opened a…

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Woodland Hills Church

Woodland Hills Church is an Evangelical Church in St. Paul, Minnesota.